Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 11:35:29 -0700
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From: z <gzuckier@SNAIL-MAIL.NET>
Subject: Re: Rant: I really hate the SAS pricing structure
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On Mar 6, 8:56 pm, Patrick <patrick.mat...@gmx.ch> wrote:
> I agree that SAS pricing approach is a very special.
> The price mentioned here sounds for me like a "standard" price for a
> server with 2 cpu's - independent from the number of users.
> SAS pricing can be competitive - but an experienced negotiator on the
> buyer's side is a must. Just don't accept the first offer!
> Have a clear upper limit of what you are open to pay. Ask SAS for a
> solution for your problem and let them make a new offer.
> Have a limitation on 4 users included in the contract and I'm sure the
> price will be much lower that what was initially offered.
Turn your company into a school and get the educational pricing.